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What to Wear: A Shadow Priest's Guide to 25-man Icecrown Citadel Gear

As previously noted, I'm not a math geek so I am not going to argue BiS (best in Slot) with the maths here. Rather, I am going to discuss your gearing up opportunities by boss, to help you prep your wish list. If you want to see BiS across all available 10-man and 25-man raids, including ICC hard mode boss drops, shadowpriest.com has an excellent list. With more math than you can shake a stick at.

Words of Caution: As with ToC, you will want to be picking up some haste gear from ICC which means doing the hit-swapping dance, so don't be quick to shard or sell your existing gear when you receive an upgrade. You will likely have to swap gear around for raids to ensure you stay hit capped.

Your boss-by-boss gear guide, after the jump.

The Lower Spire

Lord Marrowgar

Lady Deathwhisper

Gunship Battle

Deathbringer Saurfang

The Plague Works

Festergut

  • Holiday's Grace(264). This is intended for healers, but if you've had terrible luck and the healers already have it, this would be an upgrade for much of what was previously available for this slot.
  • Lingering Illness(264). Itemized better for healers, but this belt is still a solid upgrade.
  • Plaguebringer's Stained Pants(264). Decent upgrade if you use hit in this slot, but both tailored legs are better for you otherwise.
  • Plague Scientist's Boots(264). Your best in slot for your feet, second only to the hard mode version.

Rotface

  •  Death Surgeon's Sleeves(264). Your best in slot for your wrists, second only to the hard mode version.
  • Trauma(264). With its healing proc, this is clearly a healer mace, however, if you've had terrible luck and the healers already have it, this would be an upgrade for much of what was previously available for this slot.
  • Corpse-Impaling Spike(264). Your best wand upgrade unless you are doing hard modes.
  • Dislodged Foreign Object. Theorized to be the best in slot trinket due to its proc, but may take some time to see how it pans out.

Professor Putricide

  • Nothing for shadow priests here.

The Crimson Hall

Blood Princes

Blood-Queen Lana'thel

Frostwing Halls

Valithria Dreamwalker

Sindragosa

The Frozen Throne

The Lich King

Loot tables TBD.

Trash Drops

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